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To become a Spanish and Swedish speaking Permaculturalist yoga instructor bicycle mechanic Environmental Educator. Haha!
I like to listen and to talk. I like to find things, create things and I try not to loose things...I wish to meet people and share in all senses of the word.
I am vegetarian, I enjoy cooking, eating chilli, drinking tea, riding bikes, dreaming, getting up early, doing yoga, lifting weights, gardening (I am interested in all things to do with Permaculture).
I like to discuss the world and engage with people, but I also like time alone. I'm not much of a partier and I prefer conversation over dancing and outrageous drinking, although sometimes that is called for.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
To meet people and travel on a budget!
I have couchsurfed in Turkey, Germany, the UK and Italy. I have also met up with people in Berlin through CS.
Philosophy, Permaculture, gardening, politics, the world and the universe, conversation (particularly about the former three things listed), reading, writing, words, language, films, tea, wandering, bicycles, sleeping, romantically dreaming of a future where I live in a village, on my own self-sufficient property, tiny-house or on a boat.
Music, Movies, and Books
Films:Taxi Driver, anything by Jim Jarmusch or Wes Andersen, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Baraka, KOYAANISQATSI, The Fall...
Orwell, Vonnegut, Doctorow, Kerouac, Kundera...
Refused to Bill Whithers to Phillip Glass.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I once rode a bicycle down the worlds most dangerous road in Bolivia...and I'd do it again.
I was born to, and have been surviving since!
Teach, Learn, Share
How to knit and crochet
How to sew
How to cook with out a recipe (vegetarian particularly. I'll give you a tofu experience you'll never forget!)
A general outline of permaculture.
How a chocolate cake is also just a salad
How to pack light for a holiday and fit everything in a suitcase.
How to ride a bicycle
How to do your hair like it's 1949
I believe that we're always learning, and lessons can be learned from anyone and everyone.
I'd love to learn how to do cryptic crosswords, card tricks and different ways to open beer bottles. I need to work on my esoteric skills.
What I Can Share with Hosts
An anecdote, a meal, a toothbrush, a taxi ride, a place to sleep, a drink, a moment, a smile...life is better when one shares most things.
Countries I’ve Visited
Bolivia, Croatia, Cuba, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Laos, Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom
Countries I’ve Lived In